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MBA Admissions in Madhya Pradesh 2021: Dates, Selection Procedure (Updated), Fees & Eligibility

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarPublished On: October 13, 2020 | CMAT

Get all the details about the Madhya Pradesh MBA Admissions 2021 in this article. Explore MBA entrance exams, eligibility, selection process, fees, important dates of some of the best MBA colleges in Madhya Pradesh region here.

MBA Admissions in Madhya Pradesh 2021


October 13, 2020: The CMAT 2020 merit-based counselling schedule for MBA admissions in Madhya Pradesh has been released. Candidates can check the complete MP MBA First Round Counselling Schedule here.

October 8, 2020: DTE MP has announced an update in the selection process for MBA admissions in Madhya Pradesh. Candidates who final year scores in graduation have not been announced can click here to check the updated MBA selection process of MP.

There are several MBA colleges in Madhya Pradesh that admit a large number of students every year. The demand for a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) course in Madhya Pradesh is always constant and the management colleges across the state are able to fill 80 to 90 per cent seats in MBA courses. Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) is responsible for conducting the state-level MBA admissions in all the Madhya Pradesh government and private MBA colleges across the state. Apart from the state-level admissions, many private MBA colleges in the state accept the score of national-level MBA entrance exams. Therefore, the candidates have numerous options to choose the best MBA college that suits his/ her needs and requirements.

Table of Contents

  1. Entrance Exams Accepted by Madhya Pradesh MBA Colleges

  2. Madhya Pradesh MBA Eligibility Criteria

  3. Madhya Pradesh MBA Admissions Important Dates

  4. CMAT Important Dates

  5. Madhya Pradesh MBA Selection Process

  6. Madhya Pradesh MBA Admission Reservation Policy

  7. Documents Required for Madhya Pradesh MBA Admission

  8. Top MBA Colleges in Madhya Pradesh

Students aspiring to take MBA admission in Madhya Pradesh can check all the details pertaining to eligibility, admission process and important dates here. 

Entrance Exams Accepted by Madhya Pradesh MBA Colleges

MBA Admissions in Madhya Pradesh are based on the Common Management Admission Test (CMAT). MP will follow a CMAT-based counselling process for its MBA colleges. However, MBA colleges in Madhya Pradesh can accept the score of other national-level MBA entrance exams as well.

IIM Indore accepts only the CAT score for MBA admission but other colleges may accept scores of one or more of the following entrance exams. The following is the list of entrance exams applicable to MBA admission in Madhya Pradesh.

Madhya Pradesh MBA Eligibility Criteria 2021

Basic Requirements: In order to get MBA admission in Madhya Pradesh, the applicants must have completed higher secondary education and graduation. They must have at least 50% marks in their bachelor’s or undergraduate (UG) degree. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree in any discipline are eligible to apply for MBA admission in Madhya Pradesh. A relaxation in marks will be given to the candidates who belong to the SC, ST or other reserved categories.

Entrance Exam: To get an MBA admission in Madhya Pradesh, the applicants must have a valid MAT/ CMAT/ CAT score. The candidates must score qualifying marks in any of these MBA entrance exams to be considered for admission in any management college in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

Domicile Rules: Madhya Pradesh state domicile rules apply only for the residents of Madhya Pradesh. MP domiciled candidates can get admission under the state-level counselling organized by the State Government for admission to State Quota seats in Government and Private MBA colleges of Madhya Pradesh. The domicile rules do not apply for management quota MBA admissions in Madhya Pradesh.

Also Read: MBA Admissions in Uttar Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh MBA Admissions Important Dates 2021

As MBA colleges in Madhya Pradesh accept the score of all the popular MBA entrance exams, students can choose the best institute from the options available. However, the final admission will be based on performance in Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). Candidates must keep a note of the Madhya Pradesh MBA important dates 2021. That will help the applicants in completing all the formalities within the given deadline. The important dates of Madhya Pradesh MBA admissions 2021 are given below.

MP MBA First Round Counselling Schedule (based on CMAT 2020)

The exact dates for the MP MBA Admission Schedule are not yet available. However, the table below indicates the approximate schedule following which the MBA admissions in Madhya Pradesh will be conducted.



Online Registration

13 - 24 October 2020

Registration Details Edit

25 - 25 October 2020

Choice Filling for MBA Admissions in MP

15 - 26 October 2020 (till 11:45 pm)

Common Merit List Release

29 October 2020 (before 3 pm)

Release of Allotment Letters, Reported and Document Verification at the Allotted Institute

3 - 9 November 2020 (till 5 pm)

College Level Counselling (CLC)

Online Registration and Cancellation

10 - 13 November 2020 (till 3 pm)

Reporting for the Opportunity of Admission in Institution of Interest

11 - 13 November 2020 (till 3 pm) 

CMAT 2021 Important Dates

The dates for the upcoming CMAT 2021 exam have been released by NTA. The dates will be updated here after the schedule for CMAT 2021 is released by the conducting body.


Date (Tentative)

Application Open

1 November 2020

Last Date to Apply

10 December 2020

Admit Card Release

24 December 2020

CMAT 2021 Exam Date

24 January 2021

CMAT 2021 Answer Key Release


CMAT 2021 Result Date


The dates of CAT and MAT can be checked by clicking on the links below: -

Madhya Pradesh MBA Selection Process 2021

MP MBA 2021 Selection Process: MBA Admissions in Madhya Pradesh will begin after the common merit list of CMAT 2021 will be announced by NTA. Admission to MP MBA colleges will be done via the MO Counselling process on the basis of this common merit list of CMAT 2021. The final merit list and admission results will be announced only after the Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds have been conducted as per the Counselling Process of MP MBA Admissions.

The assessment of candidates will be based on their performance in the entrance test, GD and PI. Candidates whose names appear in the CMAT 2021 merit list must take part in the MP MBA counselling process. During the CET counselling process, the candidates must exercise web options. The admission authority will allocate the seats accordingly.

MP MBA 2021 Selection for Candidates Without Final Year Results: DTE Madhya Pradesh has allowed MBA in MP colleges to provide provisional admissions to candidates whose final year graduation results could not be declared due to COVID-19. The provision admission will be provided on the basis of previous year examination scores of the candidate in the qualifying course. This change will only be applicable for the admission in AY 2020-21.

Selection Process based on Other Entrance Exams: Candidates with a valid MAT/ CAT score must apply to private MBA colleges that accept these scores individually. Almost all the institutes conduct GD and PI for offering the admission.

Direct MBA Admission/ Management Quota Admission: Candidates can apply for direct admission in MBA through the management quota of the MBA college if they do not have a valid CMAT / CAT / MAT score. However, direct admission is not possible at IIM Indore.

Also Read: MBA Admissions in Andhra Pradesh: Dates, Selection Procedure, Fees & Eligibility

Madhya Pradesh MBA Admission Reservation Policy 2021

The Professional Entrance Examination Board of Madhya Pradesh follows reservation policies of the state government strictly for MBA admissions under state quota or domicile quota. For management quota admissions in private MBA colleges, reservation policies of the state government do not apply. 

Documents Required for Madhya Pradesh MBA Admission 2021

The following are the mandatory documents required to take for the MBA admission process in Madhya Pradesh. It is essential for the candidates to have all these documents when they proceed with the application process of Madhya Pradesh MBA admissions 2021. The applicants must also have these documents when they go for the counselling process of Madhya Pradesh MBA admissions 2021.

  • Income Certificate (only reserved and economically backward categories)

  • Proof of Identity

  • Class 12 Certificate

  • Score Card and Admit Card of Entrance Test

  • UG Marks Sheet

  • UG Provisional Certificate

  • Category Certificate (applicable to reserved categories)

  • Residence Certificate (only for candidates applying under convenor or state quota)

  • Transfer Certificate (TC)

  • Class 10 Certificate 

Top MBA Colleges in Madhya Pradesh

Some of the best MBA colleges in Madhya Pradesh are mentioned below. Candidates can check the admission process and selection process of Madhya Pradesh MBA colleges to shortlist the colleges they can apply for.



MBA Course Fee

IIM Indore
(accepts only CAT score)


Rs. 16,50,000

Sagar Group of Institutions


Rs. 1,12,000

ITM University


Rs. 1,50,000 - 2,90,000

Prestige Institute of Management and Research


Rs.. 1,28,000 - Rs. 1,78,000

Jagran Lakecity University (JLU)


Rs. 3,20,000

Jaipuria Institute of Management


Rs. 8,40,000

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology


Rs. 3,98,000

SAGE University


Rs. 1,90,000

Amity University Gwalior


Rs. 6,48,000 - Rs. 10,32,000

Medi-Caps University


Rs. 1,70,000

Mansarovar Global University


Rs. 1,50,000 - Rs. 2,00,000

People's University


Rs. 1,40,000 - Rs. 2,20,000

Complete List of MBA Colleges in Madhya Pradesh

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